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Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed 7nights at the secrets in Costa Rica. The visit was very relaxing. We loved the set up of the villas. The evenings are relaxing with some nice music. If you are looking for lots of night time activities this may not be your type of resort. Also When we visited the amphitheatre was under renovation so there were...

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Billings
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Great place, food & service were wonderful, beautiful view. Rooms clean & comfortable. Seaside grill was our favorite, tried the catch of the days & the Snook & red marlin were great. Italian restaurant was fabulous also.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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This is the first time we have posted a review on TripAdvisor but wanted to do so having had a very positive experience on holiday (14th-28th November 2016) at Secrets Papagayo. We were there with our adult daughter. As a couple of other reviews have mentioned this period covered the arrival of Hurricane Otto at Thanksgiving, and the professionalism of...

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herndon va
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It juts like one of the caribbean beach place, but this place is more near the rain forest area, nice spas in the stream with mud, beautiful volcano areas, some black sand beach is beautiful. You can enjoy golfing in the rain forest area, or zip line activity. from the top of the trees...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This resort is first class. Runs like clockwork. This year Thomson started flights from the UK to Liberia. It is only a 20 minute transfer to Secrets. Without doubt this is the best all inclusive we have ever visited. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Restaurants and food are excellent. Spoilt for choice. Plenty of sun beds if that's what ticks...

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Escazu
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went to Aqua restaurant for lunch, walked in 60 sec after they "closed", as the cart that drove us got delayed at reception for 15min, I don't think you are a client one moment and 60 sec later you are not, I don't expect restaurants to act like banks and close the door on the minute. Except for this incident...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear EscazyFalcon, you are absolutely right and we are extremely grateful for your feedback and comments which I've already shared with our team, I'm very, very sorry and very sad we have let you down this way. To me and I think for most of our staff, as you can read in our guests' reviews, flexibility and a yes attitude...

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My husband and I went to Secrets Papagayo for our honeymoon 2 weeks ago, and yes there was a hurricane but to be completely honest it did not interrupt our trip in anyway. The moment we drove through the gates we felt at home. The staff welcomed us with open arms and answered all our questions professionally. Unfortunately we thought...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Alicia, Jordan, warm regards from your home in Costa Rica and all the many good friends you've left at Secrets Papagayo. No better or more motivating compliment that knowing you have felt welcome and at home, specially in this very special and meaningful trip, we really hope that the great memories and the Pura Vida lifestyle will keep you...

Columbus, OH
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I took our first trip to Costa Rica over Thanksgiving week. We stayed at Secrets Papagayo, and we loved it. I booked through Delta Vacations because a deal that they were running at the time. That worked out fine. We used Costa Rica Best Trips for transportation and tour. I would definitely recommend this company. As for...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear ECJacket, it was a pleasure to have you with is these past days and very happy to know you've enjoyed our Thanksgiving celebrations, as you said I would agree that it was a remarkable evening in spite of our unexpected guest, Hurricane Otto, very, very happy we were able to offer our service uninterrupted throughout the storm and that...

London, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This review is a bit delayed, but we spent a week but we spent a week at Secrets Papagayo in June 2016 and absolutely loved it! The two of us (husband and wife) have stayed at several other resorts in the past, including RIU Palace, Sandals Plantation, Royal Decameron etc, and compared to all of these places, Secrets was superior...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear aks12_canada, we also believe in breaking or at least "bending" personal rules once in a while, and while I do think like you, so many beautiful places to explore around the world, I also think there are "those" places where going back feels like going home and hence well worth to do. We are counting on having you back...

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent 2 weeks here from 7th November to 21st 2016. We arrived when it was dark so couldn’t really see what we had arrived into. We were met at reception by staff with bubbly and a cool face cloth a taste of things to come. We were taken to our room after upgrading to a bungalow,...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dar minicooper032, a big thank you for your very kind and detailed review and feedback, we are very grateful. So happy to read that the day light brought so many good experiences and to know you have had a very nice stay and brought back home so many good memories, that's what holidays should be about and our whole team...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the exuberant Arenilla Beach, Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica will offer adults a stunning Unlimited-Luxury(R) getaway in Costa Rica's Gulf of Papagayo. The secure community around Secrets Papagayo provides striking views of native flora and fauna and miles of unspoiled Pacific Coast beach. This all-suite resort boasts 202 spacious suites, each with a private balcony or terrace as well as a superb Unlimited-Luxury(R) experience starting with 24-hour room service, a daily refreshed mini-bar and more. The Preferred Club will provide an enhanced level of luxury with 65 ocean view suites and additional privileges including access to a private lounge, upgraded bath amenities and mini-bar, concierge service, pillow menu and much more. Guests will enjoy limitless gourmet cuisine, without reservations, at four restaurants and one café in addition to five bars that will serve unlimited top-shelf spirits. Days and nights are filled with land, beach and water activities and live entertainment. Two pools and a pristine beach await. Rejuvenation reigns supreme at the Secrets Spa by Pevonia(R), offering massage, body and facial treatments in 13 treatment rooms and a full-service beauty salon. Follow up this rejuvenation at the fully equipped fitness center or by taking part in one of many daily and nighttime activities. Just 20 minutes from the Liberia Airport and a mere 15 minutes from the touristic town of Coco Beach, Secrets Papagayo offers guests a privileged location both within the resort and throughout the area for an ideal Unlimited-Luxury(R) getaway on the Pacific Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

Address: Playa Arenilla, Costa Rica (Formerly Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: RM1,627 - RM4,383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica 4.5*
Number of rooms: 202
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Also Known As:
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort And Spa
Fiesta Premier Costa Rica
Hilton Gulf Of Papagayo
Gulf Of Papagayo Hilton
Fiesta Resort Costa Rica
Fiesta Premier Resort Spa Costa Rica
Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica Gulf Of Papagayo
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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“1st floor is great”
 of 5 bubbles ThanhQTran, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the rooms on the hill are a big hike unless you take the shuttle everyday”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“preferred rooms have better locations, which makes it easier to get around”
 of 5 bubbles ECJacket, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 216 had a beautiful view and was close to all the main areas.”
 of 5 bubbles aks12_canada, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“bungalows are good but this place is not good if you have mobility problems”
 of 5 bubbles minicooper032, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
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